Emilio Benfele Álvarez
15 November 1972 |
|Height||1.82 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 81 (5 May 1997)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||1R (1998)|
|French Open||2R (1995, 1998)|
|US Open||1R (1997)|
|Highest ranking||No. 91 (5 July 2004)|
Emilio Benfele Álvarez (born 15 November 1972) is a former professional tennis player from Spain who retired in 2005. His favourite surface was clay, and he achieved his only ATP final in 2000 in Kitzbühel. At the same tournament he reached the semifinals in 1996, he got into Kitzbühel draw after losing in the last round of qualifying and beat specialists at clay: Santoro, Clavet, Medvedev and top seed Muster before losing in three sets to Berasategui in the semifinals. He achieved his career-high singles ranking of World No. 81 in 1997 (and No. 91 in doubles in 2004).
ATP Tour titles (0)
Singles finalist (1)
Doubles finalist (2)
- 2001: Palermo, Italy (with Enzo Artoni, lost to Tomás Carbonell and Daniel Orsanic).
- 2002: Bucharest, Romania (with Andrés Schneiter, lost to Jens Knippschild and Peter Nyborg).
- Emilio Benfele Álvarez at the Association of Tennis Professionals
- Emilio Benfele Álvarez at the International Tennis Federation
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